Simon in Lord of the Flies: Character Analysis & Quotes


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In the novel Lord of the Flies, Simon represents an allegory of which biblical figure?

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1. What is an allegory?

2. In Lord of the Flies, where does Simon go to meditate?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The character of Simon in Lord of the Flies is different from the other boys on the island. In this quiz, you'll be asked to identify the most important qualities of Simon, the biblical figure he represents and what happens to him in the story.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These multiple-choice practice questions will ask you about:

  • Simon's allegorical representation of a biblical figure
  • Allegory's definition
  • Where Simon goes to meditate
  • What happens when Simon tries to tell the boys the Beast is not a real threat

Skills Practiced

You'll be tested on the following skills:

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge of Lord of the Flies to answer questions about the character of Simon
  • Distinguishing differences - be able to tell the difference between accurate and inaccurate parallels between Simon and a certain biblical figure
  • Defining key concepts - be able to accurately define the term allegory

Additional Learning

To gain a deeper understanding of this literary character, check out the related lesson, Simon in Lord of the Flies: Character Analysis & Quotes. The lesson covers several objectives:

  • Describe Simon's character traits
  • Assess the completeness of Simon's biblical allegory
  • Learn how Simon treats other characters in the novel